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Sep 24, 2012 5:30pm PDT
ahmadinejad is in new york, he's at the united nation. also in just a moment right here, abc's barbara walters will be here because she just spoke with the president and mrs. obama. but first, abc white house correspondent jake tapper at the united nations with what happened there. jake. >> reporter: good evening, diane. today's political back and forth represents the highest of stakes with president obama coming to the united nations meeting with more than 100 world leaders, some of them potential u.s. enemies for the annual meeting of the general assembly. as president obama arrived in new york city today, mitt romney is focused on comments the president made to "60 minutes" about whether the recent events in the muslim world gave mr. obama pause about supporting the arab spring movement. the president said no. >> i'm sure there will be bumps in the road. >> reporter: in pueblo, colorado the republican nominee berated the president accusing him of down playing the serious threats. >> he said the developments in the middle east were bumps in the road. yeah, that was my reaction. bumps in the
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT
. >> reporter: the backdrop for the president's address to the united nations this morning was a flexing of military muscle in the persian gulf. -- gulf the president paid tribute to the four americans killed during the attacks in libya. >> the president: we must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens not by his killers. today we must declare this violence and intolerance has no place among our united nations. >> reporter: the remarks at the u.n. this morning sent an unmistakeable message. >> the president: make no mistake a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. it would threaten the elimination of israel and the stability of the global economy. >> reporter: israel has threatened a airstrike against iran if the country does not halt its nuclear ambitions. iran says any military aggression by israel would lead to retaliation. >> iran at the end of the day is a great country and let me assure you we have all defensive means at our disposal. >> reporter: this morning iran test fired four missiles in the straight of harmoz. those exercises
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
," before entering the lion's den today, a united nations speech to the world. >>> two awful words at breakfast time, bacon shortage. the grim outlook for the next year. >>> and the long-awaited dancing debut. a leader is already emerging, as all-stars hit the dance floor for a new season with new rules. >>> good morning. i'm john muller. rob nelson is on assignment. >> i'm sunny hostin, in for paula faris. we begin this tuesday with the firestorm over "monday night football" and what seems like a new low point in the lockout of nfl referees. >> the third week was definitely not the charm for the replacement refs. their string of controversial calls came to a head at the end of last night's seattle/green bay game. >> the game's final play. it's a wilson loft to the end zone. >> reporter: seattle tried for a game-winning hail mary pass that looked like an interception. >> who has it? who did they give it to? touchdown. >> reporter: mike tirico calling it on espn. but the refs were literally giving mixed signals. >> after review, the call on the field stands, touchdown, seattle. >> s
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm PDT
today but before a world audience of allies and adversaries at the united nation. he gave a passionate tribute to the u.s. ambassador killed in libya and called on the room to make a united stand against extremism machine here's jake tapper. >> reporter: the president made the focus of his united nations speech about a man who wasn't there. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: with a tribute to a u.s. ambassador to libya, attacked and killed in the dead of night in benghazi two weeks ago today. he extommed the humanity and hope stevens stood for. today, we must affirm that our future will be determined by people like chris stevens, and not by his killers. >> reporter: but, in many ways, the president's speech seemed targeted at his domestic audience -- accused by republicans of glibly down playing the unrest in the muslim world, the president demanded an end to the violence. >> there is no speech that justifies the mindless violence. there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. >> reporter: and while only days ago
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm PDT
ob krauma told the united nations he's disgusted by the antiislamic movie made by a california man but added bhaiming the united states is also wrong. the movie have become an issue in the race for the white house and abc 7 news is here with the latest on this controversy. >> the president spoke at the un general assembly today. and there is both talking foreign policy. >> at the united nations president obama used the world stage to decry recent u.s. attacks. >> they were attacks on america and should be no doubt we'll be relentless in tracking down killers and bringing them to justice. >> mitt romney hammer the president as what he characterized as the president's response. >> he said the development are bumps in the road. that is my reaction. bumps in the road? we had an ambassador assassinated. >> and we must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens and not his killers. >> and then, added this lesson intolerance. >> and we do not ban blaspheme. i expect people gorg call me awful things every day? >> and i will defend their right to do so. >> this g.o.
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 4:30am PDT
is in the spotlight today supervisors will begin considering allowing the nation's tiniest apartment units, an idea driven by the tight housing market. katie marzullo is live in the south of market area itch >> reporter: -- here take a look at building across the street this houses so-called microapartments the units 300 square feet. the new rules would allow those to come down to 220 square feet about the size of a parking space we are standing in now. 220 square feet. we have video we want to show you of a mock-up microapartment. these were created by berkeley developer patrick kennedy he's working on another development in somo. you are looking at 150 square feet of living space, bathroom, kitsch and closet that will get you up to 220 this is the concept of supervisor scott weiner saying it is the only affordable housing in san francisco, the only way singles can afford to live here who make up more than 40% of san francisco population, these would go if $1200 to $1700 a month compared to the price of a studio, more than $2,000. opponents say it is going to create a city that is too dense going
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am PDT
considering allowing the nation's tiniest apartment units idea driven by the city's tight pricey housing market. katie marzullo is live in the south of market area. hard to imagine, but you are going to show us how it looks. >> reporter: almost hard to imagine we'll show you the best we can. if you like behind us this building already houses microapartments. these units are 300 square feet. under the new rules apartments could be as small as 220 square feet. the size of an average parking space if you look at a box truck like that over size would not fit in an average space. imagine maybe living in the back of that truck. we have video of the inside of one of these microapartments done by a berkeley developer, you are looking at 150 square feet of living space plus bath, kitchen and closet brainchild of supervisor scott weiner he and proponents say it is the only affordable option for single people in the city making up 40% of the population, recents of a microapartment $1200 to $1700 a month versus more than $2,000, the current average price of a studio in san francisco. opponents say t
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
is set to address the united nations 7:30 our time this morning. he told reporters yesterday a new world order needs to emerge away from what he calls american bullying and domination. he also discussed solutions for syria, dismissed the question of iran --'s nuclear ambition. >>> do you know year credit score? the score you think you have maybe different from the number lenders are looking at. the three credit bureaus give different numbers than those that lenders use the discrepancy occurs in as many as one in four sometimes it could mean call fighing or being denied for a loan -- it could mean qualifying or being denied for a loan. >>> wall street is watching the housing market this morning. >> jane king at the new york stock exchange with that and renewed criticism about how banks are handling for closures. >>> bank of america in particular accused by the national fair housing alliance of discriminating against minority neighborhoods in the oakland, richmond, concord area and several other metro areas across the nation. when it comes to taking care of the foreclosed properties it is
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 1:40am PDT
' attention. president obama was off the campaign trail in new york for the annual united nations general assembly. but he stopped by abc's "the view" with the first lady. >> i've just got a different vision about how we grow an economy. i think, barbara, you grow an economy from the middle out, not from the top down. >> today president obama and mitt romney will speak at a clinton global initiative in new york, then it's back to the campaign trail for both candidates. sunny, john, back to you. >> i thought it was fascinating about the interview was that the ladies suggested michelle obama would be a great public officer. i agree. >> she said, you know, i don't have the patience for something look that. >> she certainly knows herself. >> she certainly knows herself. her husband knows her as well. he pointed that out. >> she was not offended in the least. she said "yep, i don't have the patience." you never know, never say never, right. >> that's true. and he says he certainly intends to stay in the white house for the next four years, but he would like to work with children after his pres
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
in response to that. just yesterday, at the united nations, iran's president, ahmadinejad, told reporters, we have all of the defensive means at our disposal. and we are ready to defend ourselves. but while this may be just an exercise, it is significant nonetheless. it comes at an extremely tense time, with israel saying iran's nuclear program must be stopped. and urging the u.s. to take a tougher line. josh? >> all right, martha raddatz, in washington. thank you for that. >>> now, to a developing story in southern california. at least 30 homes have been destroyed or damaged by this wildfire burning near san diego. one man has been killed. hundreds of other homes stand in the flames' path. strong winds fanning this fire, making it extra difficult for the crews on the front lines. we'll have updates as they become available. >>> a major setback for homeowners who lost everything in hurricane katrina. a federal court has reversed itself and now says the army corps of engineers is not responsible for the damage caused by a main shipping channel. the corps cannot be sued for damages. >>> if you
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >> reporter: president obama made the focus of his united nation's address about a man who wasn't there. >> i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. >> reporter: with a tribute to the u.s. ambassador to libya who was attacked and killed in the dead of night in benghazi two weeks ago, he extolled the humanity and hope stevens stood for. >> we are serious about the ideals and must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens and not by his killers. >> reporter: but in many ways, the president's speech seemed targeted at his dough met tick audience. accused by republicans of glibly downplaying the unrest in the muslim world, the president demanded an end to the violence. >> there is no speech that justifies mindless violence. there are no words that excuse the killing of innocents. >> reporter: and while only days ago the white house was asking youtube to review whether the anti-muslim film violated the terms of use, the president offered a full-throated defense of freedom of speech. >> like me, the majority of americans are christi
ABC
Sep 24, 2012 11:00pm PDT
the united nations tomorrow but earlier today he and mrs. obama sat down with the women of the view. barbara walters asked if mr. s obama might one day want to run for office. >> well but what are you going to do the rest of your life. >> well, first 0things first here. we do have an election ahead. plus applause i have got all kind of things i want to do in second term. i love teaching. i miss teaching. snoom you can catch the entire interview with the president and mrs. obama on the view tomorrow at 10. by the way, he did say that she didn't quite the temperament for public office. she agreed with him. >>> tonight bay area television legend was honored. arts entertainment reporter don sanchez celebrates 40 years with kg o television. friends and colleagues including dan and mark and vick lee marked this event by dining with don at san francisco johns grill. lots of memory tonight for don including racing to breaking news story on the first day at abc 7 news with photographer who broke a few rules along the way. >> we went from the station to the fairmount hotel actually in reverse
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 1:05am PDT
. >>> president is in new york tonight getting ready to address the united nations tomorrow but earlier today he and mrs. obama sat down with the women of the view. barbara walters asked if mr. s obama might one day want to run for office. >> well but what are you going to do the rest of your life. >> well, first 0things first here. we do have an election ahead. plus applause i have got all kind of things i want to do in second term. i love teaching. i miss teaching. snoom you can catch the entire interview with the president and mrs. obama on the view tomorrow at 10. by the way, he did say that she didn't quite the temperament for public office. she agreed with him. >>> tonight bay area television legend was honored. arts entertainment reporter don sanchez celebrates 40 years with kg o television. friends and colleagues including dan and mark and vick lee marked this event by dining with don at san francisco johns grill. lots of memory tonight for don including racing to breaking news story on the first day at abc 7 news with photographer who broke a few rules along the way. >> we went
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> and there is >>> president obama warned the united nations time is running out for a peaceful solution to iran's nuclear ambitions. and mitt are many knee talked of his plans nearby at the clinton global initiative conference. >> mahmoud ahmadinejad says he doesn't take seriously threats of military action against his country. today, the president says the u.s. will do whatever is required to keep iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. president obama says there is time and space to resolve the issue of a nuclear-armed iran. >> make no mistake. a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. it would threaten elimination of israel security of gulf nations and stability of the global economy. >> the president warned koit trigger a nuclear arms race in the middle east. >> that is why a coalition of countries is holding the ire yawnin government account kthable and the united states will do what we must to keep iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> mitt romney continues to take aim at the statements and said the developments in the middle east are bumps in the road. bumps in the road? ther
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
set to address the general assembly at the united nations 7:30 our time this morning. he told reporters that a new world order needs to emerge away from what he calls american bullying and domination. ahmadinejad discussed solutions for syria being dismissed question of iran's nuclear ambitions and claimed despite western sanctions his country is better off now than when he took office in 2005. >>> seismologists from uc berkeley say they've develop add earthquake warning system that that works friday they will ask congress for funding. it uses sensors planted all over the bay area detect seismic waves from an epicenter the goal to send electronic alerts over the internet to the general public. >> it could change from zero seconds not everybody will get a warning after tens of second in the best case scenario a minute's worth of warning. >> bart has already developed a software program to analyze the date that. warning would -- analyze the data. >>> steve wozniak may be calling brisbane home we are not talking about the one in san mateo county he tells an australia radio statio
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
and shutting down traffic in madrid. >>> from fiery protests overseas to the united nations here, a strangely subdued iranian president ahmadinejad. 35 minutes at the podium at the u.n. as usual the u.s. and israel refuse to sit and listen. you can see the empty seats. this time ahmadinejad made no mention of iran's nuclear program and on this, the holiest day of the year in jewish faith. yom kippur. he uttered only a vague reference to israel as, quote, uncivilized. >> and last night we told you of the wildly controversial call on the football field and those replacement referees being blamed. tonight there's word the professional referees could be back, the nfl lookout could be ending. how soon? abc's dan hairs has the latest. >> reporter: in the aftermath of the bad call heard around the world, the league and the referees union reportedly held an 18-hour negotiating session -- and tonight, according to our sister network, espn, a deal is quote, "at hand." that late-game debacle -- that hail mary, the scramble in the end zone, and the two replacement refs making totally different calls -- >
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, thank you. >>> and at the united nations today, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu took center stage with a new and pretty low tech prop. you see it right there. that line drawing of a bomb, designed to make his point that iran's nuclear program must be stopped before the moment next year when they'll be able to build a bomb. the prime minister argued that iran will back down if the world draws a clear, red line. >>> and today, the nation's top doctors at the centers for disease control sounded the alarm about this year's flu season, which starts next month. they urged every american to consider getting a flu shot, saying that even though last year's season was mild, this year's could be, quote, unpredictable. about 42% of us get a flu shot each year. half as many as the cdc suggests. they urged all pregnant women, those over the age of 65 and children over 6 months to get vaccinated. >>> and we move on now to good news for professional football fans. the referees will be back on the field tonight, the professional ones, thanks to a new deal with the nfl. and for everyone angry
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 4:00am PDT
-tech to sound the alarm about iran's high-tech threat. he told the united nations general assembly that iran will have enough enriched uranium to build a bomb by next summer. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> later, netanyahu met with secretary of state hillary clinton, making his case for military action. >>> the campaign countdowns are in full swings this morning. five days until the first debate. 39 days until the election. after spending wednesday in ohio and yesterday in virginia, the candidates go separate ways today. the president has fund-raisers in washington. mitt romney will be in pennsylvania and massachusetts. and as abc's karen travers reports, both campaigns are sizing up the latest numbers on where they stand. >> reporter: there are two ways the presidential election can be viewed. one, american. one vote. that adds up on election day to the national popular vote. >> i think as you look at the national polls, i'm tied in the national polls. >> reporter: those national polls do sh
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
to address the united nations general assembly in a little more than two hours from now he's expected to declare anti-american rain and riots among muslims abroad will never force the u.s. to backtrack on diplomacy. there's little doubt the presidential campaign will hang heavily over his speech. >> mitt romney also in new york to address clinton global initiatives annual gathering today. romney continues to hammer the president's handling of foreign policy while on the campaign trail. >>> president obama and first lady michelle obama are special guests on "the view" this morning the interview taped yesterday, barba walters asked if mrs. obama might one day run for the presidency. >> she should run for office. but she said she doesn't want to. [ applause ] >> look i mean michelle would be terrific, but temperamentally, i just don't think -- [ laughing ] >> no, it is absolutely true. it takes a lot of patience to be the president of the united states. and i'm not that patient. >> it takes a lot of guts to put that out there the way he did. good thing michelle agreed. you can watch the
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
ahmadinejad is set to address the general assembly at the united nations at 7:30 our time this morning. he told reporters on the sidelines yesterday that a new world order needs to emerge away from what he calls american bullying and domination. ahmadinejad discussed solutions for syria, dismissed the question of iran's nuclear ambition and says his country is better now than when he took office in 2005. >>> small aftershocks still shaking southern part of mexico's baja peninsula following a quick no reports of injuries or serious damage from yesterday as quake which was felt the strongest in la paz. seismologists say the epicenter was 50 miles northeast of the city in the gulf of california. >> seismologists from uc berkeley say they've developed an earthquake warning system that works. friday they go to washington to ask congress for the funding to build. it uses sensors planted all obvious the bay area detect seismic waves from an epicenter. goal to send electronic alerts over the internet to the general public. >> from zero seconds, not everybody will get a warning up to tens of second
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 1:40am PDT
in new york for the opening session of the united nations general assembly. he also met with secretary of state hillary clinton one on one, during which he was expected to make his case for military action to stop iran from developing its nuclear program. he used a line drawing the bomb to make the same case at the u.n. >> a red line should be drawn right here. before iran completes the second stage of nuclear enrichment necessary to make a bomb. >> netanyahu said iran will back down if the world draws that clear red line. but he warned that it will have enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear bomb by next summer. that's what they're saying. netanyahu believes we're about six months away from them having enough enriched uranium to make a bomb. >> i think many people are hoping military action is not necessary. >> of course. >> of course. and we know now that israel's foreign ministry called for another round of sanctions against iran because the sanctions that have been put in place have been somewhat successful -- >> right. >> -- i think. you know, at leas
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
. >>> isn't anybody going to give us the red meat rhetoric that we come to expect from the united nations. >> this is a bomb. [ laughter ] >> that's what i'm talking about. >> in the case of iran's nuclear plans to build a bomb, a red line should be drawn right here. >> i just got to say this, bibi, what's with the wily coyote nuclear bomb? with the whily coyote nuclear bomb? ily coyote nuclear bomb? ♪ [ male announcer ] navigating your future can be daunting without a financial plan. at pacific life, we can give you the tools to help you achieve financial independence. for more than 140 years, pacific life has assisted families and businesses in meeting their goals, even in uncertain economic times. let us help protect the things that you work so hard for. to find out how, visit pacificlife.com. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ how do you help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remis
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Sep 27, 2012 1:40am PDT
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Sep 30, 2012 10:00am PDT
of the united states of america is changing. the data shows a shift in the ethnic many of the nation's population and with the presidential election around the corner the latino is one that will make a difference. >> it's official the complexion of america is changing the for the first time more the half the nation's babies were minorities. new estimates show that 50.4% of children were black, hispanic or asian-american or other minority groups. in 1990 it was just 37%. it's a significant landmark that they say is not very surprising. >> we have seen this trend heading in that direction over the last decade. >> minorities make up 30% of the u.s. population and that figure continues to rise. already four states in the district of column i don't have minority population that exceed 50%. >> hispanics are the faster minority population. they increase 3.1% between april 2010 and july 1011 and now at 50 million. >> this is a watershed moment. >> the shifting demographics are having a major implication on politics. both campaigns are stepping up to reach voters. >> then we know that we are
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